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Destination guide

The lively area of Downtown Austin awaits your stay

Take a holiday to Downtown Austin and enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and festivals. Well known for its bars, cycling and opera houses, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. Local cultural sights include Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum and Blanton Museum of Art. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Downtown Austin

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Downtown Austin has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • HOPE Outdoor Gallery (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Barton Springs Pool (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Austin Nature and Science Center (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Lions Municipal Golf Course (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Riverside Golf Course (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Austin

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Downtown Austin is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Zilker Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Zilker Botanical Garden (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Lady Bird Lake (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Lady Bird Lake (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Shoal Creek Hike and Bike North End (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Downtown Austin

Fly into Austin, TX (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.4 mi (10.3 km) from the city centre.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Downtown Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Downtown?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 793 holiday rentals around Downtown. From 175 Houses to 500 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Downtown is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Greater South River City: 943 holiday homes
  • Central Austin: 340 holiday homes
  • South Congress: 1,139 holiday homes
  • Allandale: 93 holiday homes
  • Tarrytown: 717 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Downtown. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Frank Erwin Center: 3,064 holiday rentals
  • Millett Opera House: 3,068 holiday rentals
  • Shoal Beach: 3,071 holiday rentals
  • Pease Park: 3,188 holiday rentals
  • AMOA-Arthouse: 3,044 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 175 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 500 holiday houses
  • Studios: 402 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 8 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 454 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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